Fraud Cases and Legal Defense in Health Care
In 2017, over four hundred American health care professionals were charged with fraud according to the Medicare Fraud Strike Force. Twenty-six of those came from Houston. In most cases, criminal defense lawyers are responsible for helping people charged with health care fraud.
Difference Between a Ponzi Scheme and a Pyramid Scheme
While Pyramid schemes and Ponzi schemes are often lumped together, and both are well-known forms of investment fraud , the differences between these two types of stockbroker malpractice lie in the organization of the scam and the number of people involved in perpetrating it.
History of Securites & Financial Fraud Laws in the US
Securities laws first appeared in the United States in the 1850′s when, in response to the growing trade of railroad stocks, Massachusetts began regulating these sales in an attempt to protect investors from financial fraud.
11 Common Types of Stock Broker Fraud
Part of the risk involved in securities comes from the unpredictable nature of the market, but unscrupulous stockbrokers pose further danger. Protect your investments by knowing the most common types of stockbroker fraud.
What Constitutes (Illegal) Insider Trading?
Insider trading was likely just another nebulous financial term to much of the public before lifestyle mogul Martha Stewart brought this form of investment fraud…
Financial Securities – What Are They?
Stocks, bonds, securities — to the uninitiated these terms may blend together, but legal and financial systems give them strict definitions.
Illegal and unethical investment practices dominated the financial news media in 2008. The crash brought to light several questionable practices at various prestigious Wall Street firms.